Commercial Construction Management
Gain practical training leading to the application of principles and practices in the field of Commercial Construction Management. Providing a foundation in the field, students will have the knowledge to begin assisting or managing the construction process, from initial planning to project completion.
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You do not need to apply to begin this program, simply ensure you meet the admission requirements (listed on the Admission & Registration tab) and then you may register for any available courses.
Interested in taking a single course? No problem. Provided you have the appropriate prerequisites, these courses can be taken individually or as part of the full program.
Admission & Registration
- Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent (Mohawk Academic Upgrading, GED) OR 19 years of age or older.
You do not need to apply to begin this program. Start by ensuring you meet the admission requirements listed above and then register for the courses listed in the Program of Studies when they are offered. Some courses have prerequisites, so please check the Program of Studies for details. Find out how to register for a course.
Program of Studies
The program of studies displayed below applies to students starting the program in the current academic year. Students who began in other academic years may require different courses to be eligible to graduate. If you have questions regarding a strategy for completion contact Continuing Education - Technology and Skills.
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|Course Number||Course Name||Course Description|
|BLDG10114||Commercial Construction Estimating||Introduces measuring techniques for items in a commercial construction project. Use Excel spreadsheets to interpret construction working drawings and specifications to measure items such as excavation, concrete, steel, etc. Emphasis is placed on accuracy of measurement, standard descriptions, logical sequence of take-off, and estimating principles. The parts of a detailed estimate will be identified. 48 hours.|
|BLDG10115||Commercial Construction Principles||Explore various building materials and construction methodologies used in commercial construction, including durability, availability, ease of construction, and aesthetic perspective. Includes a review of commercial construction drawings and specifications. Discover a variety of learning tools including standard building practices, commercial working drawings, and trade publication websites. 36 hours.|
|BLDG10083||Construction Contracts and Documents||Understand the principles of contract law as they relate to the construction industry. Builds upon the principles of contract law and introduces standard forms used in the construction industry issued by the Canadian Construction Documents Committee and the Canadian Construction Association. 32 hours.|
|BLDG10728||Construction Industry||Explore the many facets of the construction industry and develop a deeper knowledge of the factors that impact the industry. Increase awareness of various participants and stakeholders that are typically involved in a commercial construction project. Understand issues such as impact on the economy, safety, environment, and use of technology. 36 hours.|
|BLDG10101||Construction Planning and Scheduling||Learn the concept of construction scheduling and planning by exploring applications of effective project planning and analysis. Topics include Gantt schedule, CPM, Critic Path Planning, Resource allocation, Cash Flow Planning, Schedule Monitoring and Productivity Factors. Complete a detailed schedule for a small commercial project. 36 hours.|
|BLDG10118||Project Construction Management||Gain basic knowledge of the principles of planning, organizing, and controlling administrative aspects of a project in the commercial construction industry. Prepare for the day to-day administration, planning and monitoring of a small to mid-sized commercial project. 36 hours.|
The list of scheduled course offerings for this program is below. Please note that all offerings are subject to change.
|Course Code||Course Name||Fall
(Sep to Dec)
(Jan to Apr)
(May to Aug)
|BLDG10114||Commercial Construction Estimating||
|BLDG10115||Commercial Construction Principles||
|BLDG10083||Construction Contracts and Documents||OntarioLearn||OntarioLearn||OntarioLearn|
|BLDG10101||Construction Planning and Scheduling||OntarioLearn||OntarioLearn||OntarioLearn|
|BLDG10118||Project Construction Management||OntarioLearn||OntarioLearn||OntarioLearn|
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